Qantas AirwaysQantas Airways
is the largest airline in Australia and one of the airlines with the longest history in the world. Headquartered in Mascot, New South Wales, Australia, the airline has its main international hubs at Sydney Airport and Melbourne Airport. Qantas Airways
was established in 1920 in Queensland, Australia. Beginning its business by transporting mail and passengers in biplanes, Qantas Airlines
has extended its operation to around 140 destinations on five continents. Nicknamed "The Flying Kangaroo", the airline operates a significant number of flights in to and out of Perth, Brisbane, Singapore, Changi, Los Angeles International and London Heathrow airports.
Qantas Airlines also began operating regular flights to many international leisure destinations like Bali, Osaka, Honolulu and Ho Chi Minh City. Known for its excellence in safety, operational reliability, engineering and maintenance, and customer service, Qantas Airlines is widely regarded as the world's leading long distance airline and one of the strongest brands in Australia.
Qantas Airlines FleetQantas Airlines
has an average fleet age of 9.3 years. The airline currently maintains a fleet of 141 aircrafts. Qantas
has five Boeing 737-300s, 24 Boeing 737-400s, 38 Boeing 737-800s, 30 Boeing 747-400s, 29 Boeing 767-300ERs, 6 Airbus A330-200s and ten Airbus A330-300s. In addition, it has ordered the super-size Airbus A380 and Boeing 787.
Qantas Airlines Operations
At present, Qantas Airways
flies to about 60 destinations with in Australia and another 85-plus (including some served by code-sharing partners) in about 35 countries around the world. The airline operates primarily in Australia, Europe, Americas, Japan, Asia, and New Zealand. Qantas Airlines
have announced plans to return to South America from 24 November 2008 with non-stop 747-400 flights from Sydney to Buenos Aires. The airline is also looking forward to launching non-stop flights to Dubai with in about three years once the Air Bus; A- 380 joins its fleet. To book cheap Qantas Airline tickets
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